Genetics probe identifies new Galapagos tortoise species

@article{Marris2015GeneticsPI,
  title={Genetics probe identifies new Galapagos tortoise species},
  author={Emma Marris},
  journal={Nature},
  year={2015}
}
  • E. Marris
  • Published 21 October 2015
  • Biology
  • Nature
Known group of 250 animals found to be genetically distinct from their island neighbours. 

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Description of a New Galapagos Giant Tortoise Species (Chelonoidis; Testudines: Testudinidae) from Cerro Fatal on Santa Cruz Island

TLDR
DNA characters that define this new species are identified, and evolutionary relationships relative to other species of Galapagos tortoises are inferred.

Washington Tapia Don Fausto with a member of his namesake Galapagos tortoise species

  • PLoS ONE 10,
  • 2015

Don Fausto with a member of his namesake Galapagos tortoise species